Mythology Baby Names for Boys

Baby names inspired by myth and legend are on the rise, inspired by the use of mythological names for boys in the Hunger Games series. The pantheon of Greek and Roman deities and other figures from Irish, Norse, African, Hindu, and other myths and legends can provide an abundant source of audacious baby names, all combining deep history with not-heard-in-a-long-time freshness. Mythology names that might sound right for modern baby boys include the following. You might also want to consult our specialized lists of Roman God Names or Mythology Names for Girls .

Boy Names from Mythology

  • Share “Mythology Baby Names for Boys” on Facebook Share on Facebook
  • Share “Mythology Baby Names for Boys” on Twitter Share on Twitter
  • Share “Mythology Baby Names for Boys” on Google Plus Share on Google+
  • Love the list “Mythology Baby Names for Boys
  • Dislike the list “Mythology Baby Names for Boys
  • Abraxas

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Abraxas is a sci-fi-sounding name with earthly possibilities, but some playground challenges.

    Abraxas has a long and convoluted history, dating back to ancient Egyptian mythology and... Read More 

  • Achilles

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The name of the great Homeric hero with the vulnerable heel (portrayed by Brad Pitt in Troy) is widely used in European versions but rarely here. It certainly make a strong statement It... Read More 

  • Adonis

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The name of a figure from Greek mythology, Adonis is a high-pressure name often synonymous with masculine beauty. Nonetheless, many mythological names that would have previously been deemed off... Read More 

  • Aither

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    In ancient Greece, Aither was one of the primordial deities. Aither is the personification of the upper air. He embodies the pure upper air that the gods breathe, as opposed to the normal air... Read More 

  • Ajax

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ajax was the strong and courageous Greek hero featured in Homer's "Iliad," known as Ajax the Great. But it's also the name of a foaming cleanser, and if you find that reference too strong, you... Read More 

  • Alvis

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Alvis, sometimes spelled Alviss, is a dwarf in Norse mythology who claims to know everything and names all the features of the natural world to show off to Thor, whose daughter Alvis wants to... Read More 

  • Amphion

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Son of Zeus known for musical abilities, an edgy choice for music-minded families. Read More 

  • Apollo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    With mythological names rising, the handsome son of Zeus and god of medicine, music, and poetry among many other things might offer an interesting, if high-pressure, option. But if Romeo and Venus... Read More 

  • Ara

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ara is a unique boys' name that one of the most melodious in the Armenian name pool, familiarized by Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian. In... Read More 

  • Argo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The name of the ship sailed by Jason in his search for the Golden Fleece is now more often used for starch, trucks, and heavy machinery. Read More 

See All List Categories